Rosemary is a small evergreen herb with aromatic leaves. The herb is rich in many B-complex groups of vitamins such as folic acid, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, riboflavin and rich in Vitamin C. Rosemary herb parts, whether fresh or dried, are rich source of minerals like potassium, calcium, iron, manganese, copper, and magnesium. This herb is an excellent source of iron. Rosemary oil possesses antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties.It is used for boosting memory. The plant has been used in traditional medicine .The powdered leaves are used as an natural flea and tick repellent. Can be used in soups, salads, in cock tails and used for seasoning dishes.
Seeds and cuttings can be used for propagation. For the cultivation provide them with well-drained soil/potting mixture. The plant requires six to eight hours of sunlight. It can be grown in pots/backyard. The soil /medium can have pH in the range of 5.5 to 8.9. The plant can be pruned frequently which makes the plant bushier.